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NBC
Nov 10, 2012 5:30pm PST
days after the election, the counting is finally over in florida. more than a decade after bush versus gore, a lot of folks are wondering what's the matter with the sunshine state. >>> power struggle. nearly two weeks since the superstorm, tensions boil over as hundreds of thousands remain without power. >>> day of honor for the brave young girl who inspired millions with her message of empowerment. a worldwide show of support for malala. >>> and lessons from lincoln. >> by the people, for the people. >> as our nation's 16th president hits the big screen. >>> good evening. we have learned a great deal more today about what led to yesterday's abrupt resignation of cia director david petraeus. the highly decorated retired general and former war commander stepped down after admitting to an extramarital affair exposed during the course of an fbi investigation. tonight we have learned petraeus was not at all the subject of the probe, but rather it was his biographer paula broadwell who first came to the attention of investigators, leading to an unexpected discovery. law enforcement a
NBC
Nov 9, 2012 5:30pm PST
spending and raise taxes on the wealthy >>> plus, a rare show of emotion the day after the election. >>> and scaling back one of of the nation's landmark civil rights laws. >>> and making a difference, look who is helping the folks hardest hit on the east coast, the same folks who know the most about what it is like. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening. he is the most prominent and best-known general of the modern era, david petraeus as a four-star u.s. army veteran petraeus, with so much over the combat strategy over the past ten days. a four-star veteran, when rumors surfaced he may be stepping down as head of the cia, some speculated he was running for president. instead, he announced he would step down because of an extramarital affair. at a time when the cia was under fire for all it didn't know about the attack on benghazi, it is a huge step for the newly re-elected president, and a profound personal failing for an officer who has given so much to his country. we begin tonight with nbc's andrea mitchell who broke the story, in our d.c. news room. >> reporter: good evenin
NBC
Nov 13, 2012 6:30pm EST
. what if this had come out during the election campaign? >> it's something that the political team here at the wte house is glad they didn't have to test that hypothetical. i can tell you for now, they feel as if the political fallout is a distraction. president has a press conference tomorrow. the first one since winning re-election. it's going to be dominated by the petraeus scandal, by the fact that there seems to be a lot of unanswered questions. what took the fbi so long in notifying the white house, things like that. the president would rather be focused on the fiscal cliff negotiations. what are we going to do by the end of the year. the deadlines don't go away. but politically, they believe they're insulated here, because petraeus isn't considered an obama guy. if anything, he's more of a republican guy at the end of the day. >> thank you both. to chuck's point, this as a distraction overshadowing what would otherwise be the big story in washington right now. congress returning to town, getting back to work to the business of pulling back from the so-called fiscal cliff. ke
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 5:30pm PST
the election, between the election, and the new congress coming in. incredible coincidence of timing that obama has the same challenge with the fiscal cliff. and you watch him trading, doing whatever he needs to do. it is an incredible timely thing to say that compromise is a good thing, as long as you have convictions and are after something worthy. he is after the end of slavery. by the 13th amendment and he is after a great thing, he says i am the president of the united states. >> i am president of the united states of america. clothed in immense power. >> you get me the votes that i need >> can you imagine if somebody spoke that way today? >> no way. >> while he wouldn't fight the crowds, the current president sees the movie tonight. at a screening our thanks to our friend and author, historian, doris goodwin. that is our broadcast tonight. thank you for joining us, remember, we're back on the air for "rock center" at 10:00, 9:00 central. and we would love to have you back tomorrow night. good night. right now at 6:00, questions after a convicted sex offender is allowed to volun
NBC
Nov 15, 2012 6:30pm EST
everything he can to get this 13th amendment passed, at the time when he has won the election, between the election, and the new congress coming in. incredible coincidence of timing that obama has the same challenge with the fiscal cliff. and you watch him trading, doing whatever he needs to do. it is an incredible timely thing to say that compromise is a good thing, as long as you have convictions and are after something worthy. he is after the end of slavery. and he is after a great thing, he says i am the president of the united states. >> i am president of the united states of america. clothed in immense power. >> can you imagine if somebody spoke that way today? >> no way. >> while he wouldn't fight the crowds, the current president sees the movie tonight. our thanks to our friend and author, doris goodwin, that is our broadcast tonight. thank you for joining us, remember, we're back on the air for
NBC
Nov 12, 2012 6:30pm EST
for wanting an escape from the election returns and the storm damage, and then news people being so negative about everything. as a result, movie-goers richly rewarded this weekend, daniel craig and his pals, the new 007 skyfall, won the record this weekend, setting a record for the entire bond franchise, coming in at just under $90 million. >>> well, they had a wild time of it yesterday at the nascar race in phoenix, when two drivers got into it on the track and then both race teams got on into it in the pit. jeff gordon and clint bowyer don't like each other, gordon had enough of it, put clint bowyer into the wall, sparking the event. though this came nowhere near the all-time standard for us nascar fans, when yarbrough and bobby allison went after it at the daytona 500. >>> and we're not necessarily talking about the left lane, women have passed men on the road in a very important way. we just learned today for the first time, more women now have driver's license, this reverses a long-time gender gap behind the wheel. the experts are predicting this will affect the american auto
NBC
Nov 7, 2012 5:30pm PST
>>> on the broadcast tonight, after a history-making election night, four more years for president obama. tonight, how he won, why mitt romney lost, and the message voters across america sent last night. we'll have a look at all the trends and results. >>> also tonight, the east coast is taking another hit of extreme weather, and it is going to get worse. it means more trouble for millions of people already hit hard by hurricane sandy. the storm, and the election, nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, while the nation tries to recover from a deep recession, and in a presidential race, we were after all, all told, was as close and as tight as they get. barack obama, the 44th president of the united states was reelected last night. he was somehow able to stitch together a convincing victory, winning just about all of the battleground states that were so heavily fought over in the most expensive race in u.s. history. it was early this morning when the president appeared with his family becoming the third consecutive two-term president we've elected. that has not happened since th
NBC
Nov 8, 2012 5:30pm PST
up the winners on the morning after the election, because they got their lives back. nightly news begins now. >>> good evening, it is the definition of adding insult to injury, with so many people, hundreds of thousands of people still crippled, along the east coast, many of them living in misery. a second storm has come along making things worse while the storm covered victims in snow, as far north as the coastline in plymouth, massachusetts, where the ocean came up over the road and beach last night the feds report three quarters of a million power customers across six states still have no power. >>> then, there is the search for gasoline, 38% of the area is out of gas, no power to run the pumps or both. and starting tomorrow morning, metropolitan new york will follow new jersey's lead and switch to a gas rationing system. we begin tonight with nbc's stephanie gosk in lawrence, on long island, good evening >> reporter: good evening, well, the mayor of this town and 22 other mayors have already written a letter quoting that the efforts to restore power is a failure. then as the n
NBC
Nov 11, 2012 6:30pm EST
tonight. first with the bombshell landing just days after the presidential election, there is a growing course of questions from lawmakers about exactly when petraeus's affair was discovered and who in washington was told about it. then there's the fbi investigation that inadvertently exposed the whole thing. a probe into some harassing e-mails allegedly sent by petraeus's biography, paula broadwell. tonight nbc has learned who the fbi believes was on the receiving end of those e-mails. nbc news white house correspondent kristen welker has been working the story. she joins us now with the latest developments. kristen? >> reporter: lester, good evening. according to multiple government officials, the woman who made the initial complaint to the fbi is a close family friend of general petraeus, and there is no indication of anything more. now, the details are still murky, and lawmakers are demanding more answers. ♪ >> reporter: according to a senior federal official and close friend of david petraeus, 37-year-old jill kelly complained to fbi agents about being harassed by paula broadwell
NBC
Nov 14, 2012 6:30pm EST
reflective. >> on the other hand, i didn't get re-elected just to bask in re-election. >> reporter: while the president had some tough words for his old presidential rival, john mccain, he actually was very conciliatory towards mitt romney and reiterated his hope they would sit down, saying there were a lot of ideas that mitt romney said on the campaign that he agrees with. >> chuck todd, thank you, and after that moment you saw that senator john mccain went right out on the senate floor and shot right back at the president. nbc's kelly o'donnell has more for us. >> reporter: good evening, brian, this is really the latest chapter in what is a contentious history between the president and john mccain. and so after the news conference, john mccain went to the senate floor for his over televised rebuttal, taking on the president and the future of ambassador rice. >> if the president thinks that we are picking on people, he really does not have any idea of how serious this issue is. >> reporter: serious enough that some republican senators stepped forward after the president's news con
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